10 Crystals For Everyday Use

The magic of crystals has fascinated humans throughout the millennia.


There have been references to crystals found in multiple religions, traditions, and even historic writings.


Crystals lost their appeal for a while, until the dawn of the New Age in around 1982, which caused a renewal of interest that continues to grow around the World at a fast pace.


 

10 Crystals For Everyday Use


1. Clear Quartz


Clear Quartz Cluster
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Clear Quartz is known as the crystal of all possibilities.


They send out unlimited potential light energy, amplifying the location of their surroundings, including other crystals.


 

Healing Qualities of Clear Quartz


Clear Quartz is a "feel better" stone - it improves your quality of life, makes you feel happier, and re-energizes you in all situations. It channels any energy, so helps any condition.


Physical: helps diabetes, ear infections, hearing and balance, heart health, MS, ME, obesity, pain or discomfort, spinal health, tinnitus, weight loss.


Emotional/Spiritual: focuses the mind, aids meditation, and relieves negativity.


 

2. Rose Quartz


Rose Quartz Crystal
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Rose Quartz is well known for being the crystal of universal love and is found in many locations throughout the world.


Rose Quartz encourages the energy of self-love, deep inner healing, forgiveness, and peace.


Healing Qualities of Rose Quartz


Magnifies creativity and imagination. Good for writing, art, and music.


Physical: Good for the complexion, youthful appearance, fertility, and the menstrual cycle. Good for the health of the heart, blood, circulation, kidneys, and spleen. Helps with general aches and pains, wrinkles, asthma, vertigo, coughs, flu, varicose veins, and burns (including sunburn). Balances sex drive and help sexual frustration. Helps to detox.


Emotional/Spiritual: Calming. Good for forgiveness, love, romance, and relationships. Enhances female energy and qualities. Helps crisis, phobias, anger, stress, tension, fear, guilt, grief, inadequacy, jealousy, resentment, and the feeling of being emotionally wounded. Helps with childhood experiences and emotions.


 

3. Amethyst


Amethyst Crystal Cluster
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Amethyst with its bright purple hues is practically impossible to ignore and is one of our favourites here at The Star Portal.


Amethyst is often referred to as the sobriety stone. This name dates back to the Ancient Greeks who believed that even if you drink all night, you will remain sober as long as you kept a piece of Amethyst in your drinking cup.


Healing Qualities of Amethyst


Amethyst magnifies the energy of other crystals. It is good for overall protection, and physical, emotional, and mental balance. It helps negotiation skills, decision making, wealth, business success, moving forward in life, coping with change and responsibility, and public speaking.


Physical: Good for hearing, hormone regulation, insomnia, headaches, migraine, asthma, acne, blood clots, bacterial and viral infections, bad posture, cancer, and arthritis. Good for the health of the immune, circulatory, and sympathetic nervous systems, bones, heart, stomach, skin, teeth, and liver. Helps with drunkenness and addictions, especially alcoholism. Aids detoxing and blood cleansing.


Emotional/Spiritual: Helps with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and with anger and violent tendencies. Calms passion, nerves, oversensitivity, tension, emotional energy, and grief. Enhances the aura, self-esteem, meditation, spirit contact, and spirituality.


 

4. Citrine


Citrine heated amethyst
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Citrine is known as the crystal of abundance.


A trick for welcoming prosperity into your life is by placing a piece of Citrine in a bowl with a few coins to attract good wealth.


Apart from being great for unlocking creativity, Citrine is also great for overall health, blood circulation, and natural body detoxification.


Citrine in its natural form is available in a usually lighter shade to the more popular bright golden version, which is Amethyst that is heated at very high temperatures.


Unlike most crystals, Citrine does not need to be charged.


Healing Qualities of Citrine


A "money stone" that brings abundance and wealth. Good for decision making, learning, teaching, studying, creativity, awareness, writing, problem-solving, and new beginnings. Also a "feel better" stone. Helps to sell houses.


Physical: Good for the digestive system and all related disorders. Also good for eyesight and the heart, kidneys, thyroid, and liver. Helps tissue regeneration, anemia, jaundice, nausea, vomiting, and detoxing.


Emotional/Spiritual: Good for relationships, self-esteem, aura work, and getting rid of emotional toxins. Helps anger and yin/yang balance.


 

5. Amber


Amber fossilized crystal
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Amber aka teething beads is not actually a crystal but a gem.


Amber is a tree resin that has been fossilized over millions of years.


Succinic acid, the anti-inflammatory agent found in Amber is known to strengthen the human immune system and improve concentration among its many benefits.


Apart from helping babies cut teeth less stressfully, Amber is also excellent for arthritis, joint pain, and menopause.


Healing Qualities of Amber


Good for memory, intellect, and making choices. Purifies body, mind, and spirit when worn. Brings good luck and protection to warriors; and fulfillment of dreams, goals, and ideals. Symbolizes the renewal of marriage vows. Can be burnt as incense to cleanse spaces - perfect for therapy rooms.


Physical: Good for detoxing and health of the throat, heart, hormones, kidneys, and bladder. Helps acne, bacterial infection, constipation, post-operative bleeding, schizophrenia, and asthma. Can be used as an antiseptic.


Emotional/Spiritual: Good for calming and yin/yang balance. Helps with abuse, negativity, emotional blockages.


 

6. Black Tourmaline


Black Tourmaline Stone
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When it comes to dispelling negative energy and warding off psychic attacks, Black Tourmaline is definitely the preferred crystal.


In clearing the body and space of negative energy, Black Tourmaline opens the gates for positive energy to flow into your life.


Healing Qualities of Black Tourmaline


Good for inspiration, connection, awareness, creativity, new challenges, and negotiation skills. Enhances healing ability and offers protection on all levels.


Physical: Good for mental health and healing. Good for the digestion and the health of the bladder. Helps with schizophrenia and low blood pressure. Aids detoxing.


Emotional/Spiritual: Calming and good for self-confidence, balance, and removing blockages. Helps with fear, obstructiveness, victim mentality, negativity, breakdown, and worrying too much about what others think. Relieves a restless or troubled mind. Good for the inner self, yin/yang balance, the aura, all psychic abilities, and left/right brain activity.


 

7. Black Obsidian


Black Obsidian Stone
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This stone, which has been around since prehistoric times, remains a popular choice for lightworkers up to this day.


Black Obsidian is formed as volcanic lava cools. This natural process forms a hardwearing stone which the ancients used in creating cutting tools, arrowheads, and spears.


Volcanic glass, another name for Black Obsidian, is a powerful aura protector, clearing the energy field surrounding the body of psychic smog.


Healing Qualities of Black Obsidian


Good for protection, creativity, male qualities, and intuition.


Physical: Good for digestion and survival instincts.


Emotional/Spiritual: Grounding. Good for scrying (a form of divination), shamanic healing.


8. Carnelian


Carnelian Crystal Stones
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Known as the wisdom stone, brownish-red in colour, Carnelian is applied in crystal healing to clear infertility blockages, promote healthy digestion, and help with tissue regeneration.


Carnelian also is excellent in helping one overcome abuse. It also stimulates creativity and invokes stability.


Healing Qualities of Carnelian


A "feel better" stone. It helps with study, memory, inspiration, speech and the voice, good for performers. It can relieve laziness and apathy and bring vitality, self-esteem, compassion, courage, and personal power.


Physical: Reduces thirst, good for digestion, tissue regeneration, and revitalizing the blood. Good for the gallbladder, liver, lungs, kidneys, spine, spleen, pancreas, and thyroid. Helps with appetite and eating disorders, asthma, hayfever, common colds, bronchitis, infections, lethargy, jaundice, and minor cuts and grazes.


Emotional/Spiritual: Enhances your connection to spirit and enables you to see the links between dis-ease and emotions so that you can deal with the emotions and prevent disease. Helps with anger, envy, fear, rage, sorrow, confusion, and jealousy.


 

9. Smoky Quartz


Smoky Quartz Cluster
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Smoky Quartz dispels anxiety, bringing about emotional calmness.


Electromagnetic smog, generated by electronic devices such as computers and mobile devices, is neutralized by Smoky Quartz.


This powerful stone detoxifies on all levels, lifts depression, and protects against radiation.


Life improvement is a key feature of Smoky Quartz.


Healing Qualities of Smoky Quartz


Good for vitality, intuition, survival instincts, male energies, and mental activity. Offers protection by dissipating negativity. Helpful if you habitually spend too much money. Helps you to move forward in life.


Physical: Good for physical expression and sexual energy. Good for the legs, knees, ankles, hands, and feet. Helps with stammering.


Emotional/Spiritual: Good for grounding, relaxation, sedation, meditation, and dream interpretation. Channels energy through the hands. Helps with negativity, anger, depression, despair, and grief. Speeds up the laws of karma.


 

10. Tiger's Eye


Tigers Eye Stone
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Tiger’s Eye focuses the mind.


Healing psychosomatic illnesses is a particularly useful feature of Tiger’s Eye.


As is the case with some other crystals and minerals, Tiger’s Eye may hold some physical and emotional disadvantages if not applied correctly.


Tiger’s Eye can contain asbestos and silicosis, making it unfit for direct contact with the skin.


Healing Qualities of Tiger's Eye


This is a "feel better" and "go for it" stone. Good for intuition, courage, new beginnings, absent/distant healing, and sharpening the mind. Assists intuition, gut feelings, and investigations and, as such, is useful for the police, scientists, insurers, and accountants. Helps narrow-mindedness. Brings wealth and yin/yang balance and right/left brain balance.


Physical: Good for nocturnal vision and the entire digestive system. Helps digestion and digestive disorders including flatulence and nausea. Also is helpful for eye diseases and broken bones.


Emotional/Spiritual: Good for balance, calm, and grounding. Helps fear, worry, depression, turmoil, inhibition, negativity, introversion. Good for people who are deliberately obstructive.


 

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